Seyed Moayed Alavian

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Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Lipid Profiles and Hepatitis C Viral Markers in HCV-Infected Thalassemic Patients
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Gut Liver 5:348-55. 2011
  2. pmc Halothane-induced hepatitis: A forgotten issue in developing countries: Halothane-induced hepatitis
    Peiman Habibollahi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:3-6. 2011
  3. pmc Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Iranian Medical Specialists regarding Hepatitis B and C
    Ali Kabir
    Nikan Health Researchers Institute, Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:176-82. 2010
  4. pmc Clinical Features and Seroepidemiology of Anti-HDV Antibody in patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Iran: A Meta-Analysis
    Neda Amini
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:960-7. 2011
  5. pmc Standard and pegylated interferon therapy of HDV infection: A systematic review and meta- analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:967-74. 2012
  6. pmc Occult hepatitis B infection and its possible impact on chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Peiman Habibollahi
    Gasroenterology Division, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 15:220-4. 2009
  7. pmc A Look at the Past History of Hepatitis E in Haiti: Should it be a Warning Sign during the Current Crisis?
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:9-11. 2010
  8. pmc Hepatitis B immune globulin in liver transplantation prophylaxis: an update
    Payam Dindoost
    Iranian Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:168-76. 2012
  9. pmc Unthought-of Problems Regarding Hepatitis D Virus Infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:77-9. 2010
  10. pmc HIV/HBV Co-Infections: Epidemiology, Natural History, and Treatment: A Review Article
    R Ranjbar
    Molecular Biology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 13:855-62. 2011

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  1. pmc Lipid Profiles and Hepatitis C Viral Markers in HCV-Infected Thalassemic Patients
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Gut Liver 5:348-55. 2011
    ..Thus, we aimed to investigate the relationship between both liver histologic findings and viral markers and serum lipids in thalassemic patients chronically infected with HCV...
  2. pmc Halothane-induced hepatitis: A forgotten issue in developing countries: Halothane-induced hepatitis
    Peiman Habibollahi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:3-6. 2011
    ..As a result, replacement of halothane with new halogenated anesthetics requires a precise cost-benefit analysis, especially in developing countries that have low health care budgets...
  3. pmc Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Iranian Medical Specialists regarding Hepatitis B and C
    Ali Kabir
    Nikan Health Researchers Institute, Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:176-82. 2010
    ..Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of contracting and spreading hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) to others. The aim of this study was to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and behavior of physicians concerning HBV and HCV...
  4. pmc Clinical Features and Seroepidemiology of Anti-HDV Antibody in patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Iran: A Meta-Analysis
    Neda Amini
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Students Scientific Research Center, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:960-7. 2011
    ..Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) leads to the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis...
  5. pmc Standard and pegylated interferon therapy of HDV infection: A systematic review and meta- analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:967-74. 2012
    ..Although interferon is the only approved anti-HDV therapy, evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of its various regimens is either old or scattered...
  6. pmc Occult hepatitis B infection and its possible impact on chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Peiman Habibollahi
    Gasroenterology Division, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 15:220-4. 2009
    ..However, in the absence of conclusive results, further studies should be conducted to absolutely assess the impact of occult HBV contamination on the HCV related liver disease...
  7. pmc A Look at the Past History of Hepatitis E in Haiti: Should it be a Warning Sign during the Current Crisis?
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:9-11. 2010
    ..Humanity obliges us to help them in any possible way. I reviewed the literature about the hepatitis E virus infection in Haiti and I would like to draw the scientists' attention to this important topic in this time of crisis...
  8. pmc Hepatitis B immune globulin in liver transplantation prophylaxis: an update
    Payam Dindoost
    Iranian Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:168-76. 2012
    ..Liver transplantation is the best treatment option for end-stage liver disease following hepatitis B (HBV) infection. However, the high rate of recurrence of HBV infection following transplantation is a disadvantage of this option...
  9. pmc Unthought-of Problems Regarding Hepatitis D Virus Infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:77-9. 2010
    ..In this editorial I will present some unanswered questions about hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection and some further discussion; everybody is asked to send us their comments...
  10. pmc HIV/HBV Co-Infections: Epidemiology, Natural History, and Treatment: A Review Article
    R Ranjbar
    Molecular Biology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 13:855-62. 2011
    ..It also outlines the optimal treatment options, whether the patient is treated for HBV first, HIV first, or HIV and HBV together...
  11. pmc Evaluation of the effects of oral N-acetylcysteine and a placebo in paraclinical and oxidative stress parameters of patients with chronic hepatitis B
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:95-100. 2010
    ..Hence, in this study the paraclinical and oxidative stress parameters of the efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) as an antioxidant in the treatment of CHB have been evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dental treatment as a risk factor for hepatitis B and C viral infection. A review of the recent literature
    Nima Mahboobi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 22:79-86. 2013
    ..Dental treatment may be one of such risk factors, and this aspect is addressed in the present literature review, drawing information from existing literature...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inauspicious contribution of hepatitis C virus and diabetes mellitus targeting kidneys: an update
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Rezvan Medical Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 6:236-54. 2012
    ..This article reviews the existing literature on the relationship between HCV infection and diabetes mellitus in patients with chronic kidney disease, and also overviews the interplay of these two factors in the transplantation era...
  14. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of factors associated with sustained viral response in patients on hemodialysis treated with standard or pegylated interferon for hepatitis C infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:181-94. 2010
    ..The efficacy and safety of pegylated and standard interferon (IFN) have been scrutinized in meta-analyses; however, factors associated with hepatitis C viral response in patients on hemodialysis are not well investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Hepatitis B and C in dialysis units in Iran: changing the epidemiology
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hemodial Int 12:378-82. 2008
    ..The next is a strictly enforced isolation policy for HCV-positive patients, which may play a role in limiting HCV transmission in HD units, and universal precaution in dialysis units should be under constant close surveillance...
  16. doi request reprint Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease prevalence among school-aged children and adolescents in Iran and its association with biochemical and anthropometric measures
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases BRCGL, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 29:159-63. 2009
    ..To investigate the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as well as the determination of associated metabolic abnormalities in Iranian school-aged children and adolescents...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of hepatitis B vaccination in healthcare workers of Oil Company Hospital, Tehran, Iran (1989-2005)
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:131-4. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the 16-year efficacy of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine in healthcare workers of Oil Company Hospital, Tehran, Iran...
  18. ncbi request reprint Survey of the level of anti-HBs antibody titer in vaccinated Iranian general dentists
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Spec Care Dentist 28:265-70. 2008
    ..We, therefore, recommend that dentists, as a potential high-risk group, should know their level of anti-HBs antibody titer so that those who require revaccination can get treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint The changing epidemiology of viral hepatitis B in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah, Vanaq Square, Mola Sadra St, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:403-6. 2007
    ..Changes in the pattern of transmission of new cases of hepatitis B, inform us of changes in the epidemiology of viral hepatitis B infection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Implementing strategies for hepatitis B vaccination
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:10-22. 2010
    ..Also, additional studies are needed to determine the effectiveness of currently employed immunization strategies...
  21. doi request reprint Peginterferon alpha-2a and ribavirin treatment of patients with haemophilia and hepatitis C virus infection: a single-centre study of 367 cases
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Liver Int 30:1173-80. 2010
    ..Peginterferon alpha and ribavirin is current standard anti-HCV therapy but there is little information about safety and efficacy of peginterferon alpha-2a and ribavirin combination therapy in these patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of isolated anti-HBc antibody and occult hepatitis B infection in hemodialysis patients: a nationwide study
    Hossein Keyvani
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Hepatol 12:213-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to explore factors which increase the possibility of occult HBV (OHB) infection in patients under HD in Iran...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus genotyping, core promoter, and precore/core mutations among Afghan patients infected with hepatitis B: a preliminary report
    Samad Amini-Bavil-Olyaee
    Biotechnology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 78:358-64. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this preliminary study revealed HBV genotype D, sub-genotype D1, and subtype ayw2 of HBV among hepatitis B infected patients from Afghanistan. Further investigation should be carried out...
  24. pmc Clinical, virologic and phylogenetic features of hepatitis B infection in Iranian patients
    Golnaz Bahramali
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5448-53. 2008
    ..To characterize the clinical, serologic and virologic features of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Iranian patients with different stages of liver disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection among patients on hemodialysis: a report from a single center in Iran
    Eghlim Nemati
    Nephrology Research Center, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:147-53. 2009
    ..03, p=0.008). Our study further suggests that nosocomial transmission plays a major role in HCV transmission among patients on HD. Meticulous practice of preventive measures is essential to eradicate the spread of HCV in HD units...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and related risk factors among Iranian haemodialysis patients
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nephrology (Carlton) 8:256-60. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that early transplantation and avoidance of blood transfusion, as much as possible, are the two most important practical interventions to reduce the HCV exposure rate in our patients on haemodialysis...
  27. doi request reprint Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotype in Iranian multiply transfused patients with thalassemia
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Transfusion 49:2195-9. 2009
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common transfusion-transmitted disease in multiply transfused patients worldwide. In this study, the aim was to investigate distribution of HCV genotypes in Iranian patients with thalassemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiologic study of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis infections in Iranian blood donors
    Hossein Khedmat
    Baqyiatallah Research Center for Gastroentrology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Mollasadra Ave, Tehran, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 10:4461-6. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint A novel accurate ACRS-PCR method with a digestion internal control for identification of wild type and YMDD mutants of hepatitis B virus strains
    Seyed Younes Hosseini
    Virology Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    J Virol Methods 137:298-303. 2006
    ..The sequencing and Inno-LiPA results were in agreement with the ACRS results. The novel ACRS method is a reliable, rapid and a cost-effective technique for determination of HBV strains with the wild type and YMDD mutant patterns...
  30. ncbi request reprint Immune response to hepatitis B vaccine in health-care workers
    Farhad Zamani
    Gastroenterintestinal and Liver Disease Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 22:179-84. 2011
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  31. doi request reprint Comparative efficacy and overall safety of different doses of consensus interferon for treatment of chronic HCV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Ground floor of Baqiyatallah Hospital, Mollasadra Ave, Vanak sq, P O Box 14155 3651, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 66:1071-9. 2010
    ..About one-half of patients with hepatitis C genotype 1 and one-third with genotype 2/3 have treatment failure with peginterferon alpha and ribavirin. Consensus interferon (CIFN) is an option for retreatment of these patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary analysis of HBV "S" antigen genetic diversity in Iranian blood donors: a nationwide study
    Mahmoud Reza Pourkarim
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 86:144-55. 2014
    ..These findings regarding the significant differences in reactivity of ELISA among different subtypes of HBV and its correlation with the number of mutations at the MHR will be valuable to public health authorities...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mutational analysis of HBs Ag-positive mothers and their infected children despite immunoprophylaxis
    Azam Ghaziasadi
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:352-60. 2013
    ..These findings emphasized the need for an alternative regimen, such as the administration of boosters or a more effective HBV vaccine for high-risk children who are born to HBsAg-positive mothers.  ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Predicting response to HBV vaccination in people with positive anti-HBc but negative HBsAg and anti-HBs
    Ali Kabir
    Nikan Health Researchers Institute, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Tehran, Iran
    Hum Vaccin 4:379-83. 2008
    ..There are 5.1-6.5% of people with positive anti-HBc in Iran. The aim of this study was to assess the predicting factors of response to hepatitis B vaccination in anti-HBc positive subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes among hemodialysis patients in Tehran--a multicenter study
    Seyed Mohammadmehdi Hosseini-Moghaddam
    Urology and Nephrology Research Centre UNRC, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science SBUMS, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 78:569-73. 2006
    ..The duration of treatment by hemodialysis and, in turn, more hemodialysis unit changes will lead to more frequent HCV infections...
  36. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection in children born to HBsAg-positive mothers despite prophylaxis with hepatitis B vaccination and HBIG
    Sajad Shahmoradi
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hepatol 57:515-21. 2012
    ..We aimed at determining the prevalence of occult HBV infection in a high risk group of children who developed HBV infection despite immunoprophylaxis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) mutations are rare but clustered in immune epitopes in chronic carriers from Sistan-Balouchestan Province, Iran
    Abolfazl Khedive
    Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:385-9. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the genotypes as well as the patterns of HBsAg variations in chronically-infected patients from the south-eastern part of Iran...
  38. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) variations and correlation with the clinical and serologic pictures in chronic carriers from Khorasan Province, North-East of Iran
    Azam Ghaziasadi
    Department of Virology, Hepatitis B Molecular Laboratory, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:265-72. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus infecions in patients with beta-thalassemia in Iran: a multicenter study
    Shahram Mirmomen
    Gastrointestinal and Liver Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 9:319-23. 2006
    ..Moreover, HCV infection-associated risk factors were investigated in this population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report of hepatitis B virus genotype prevalence in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baqiatollah Medical University, Tehran Hepatitis Center, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5211-3. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes in Iranian hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers, chronic hepatitis B and cirrhotic patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis B and C
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Gastroenterol 25:286-9. 2006
    ..To determine whether insulin resistance occurs in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and chronic hepatitis C (CHC) and its relationship with the presence of liver fibrosis and steatosis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Intra-familial prevalence of hepatitis B virologic markers in HBsAg positive family members in Nahavand, Iran
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 7th Floor, Taleghani Hospital, Yaman Street, Evin, Tehran 19857, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4857-60. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of hepatitis B in Nahavand and evaluate the HBsAg positive prevalence in families with a member who was confirmed to have HBV infection...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impact of immunosuppression and chemotherapy on reactivation of viral hepatitis
    Farahnaz Fallahian
    Iran Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Firuzgar Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:621-7. 2010
    ..We believe that there is a role for prophylactic use of antiviral treatment in patients at risk for HBV reactivation...
  44. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of hepatitis B virus (HBV) strains circulating in the northern coast of the Persian Gulf and its comparison with worldwide distribution of HBV subgenotype D1
    Mahmoud Reza Pourkarim
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 86:745-57. 2014
    ..This study also revealed a remarkable distribution of subgenotype D1, subtype ayw4 although this particular subtype is associated with subgenotype D4 of HBV in European countries...
  45. pmc Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and influence of age and gender on histopathologic findings
    Nargess Ebrahimi Daryani
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 19686 13113, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 16:4169-75. 2010
    ..To characterize the histopathologic specifications of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) according to age and gender...
  46. doi request reprint Therapeutic aspects of hepatitis C in hemodialysis patients
    Seyed Mohammadmehdi Hosseini Moghaddam
    Urology and Nephrology Research Center UNRC, Shahid Beheshti University, M C SBUMS, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Nephrol 29:123-8. 2009
    ..Since hemodialysis (HD) patients usually suffer from multiple clinical problems and drug side effects, the treatment of hepatitis C in these patients still remains a challenging problem...
  47. pmc Distribution of IL28B Genotypes in Iranian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Healthy Individuals
    Heidar Sharafi
    Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, Iran Tehran Hepatitis Cohort THC Study Center, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e8387. 2012
    ..A few studies reported that there is a mysterious association between the IL28B polymorphism and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype in patients with chronic hepatitis C but they did not give any reason for this phenomenon...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype and associated lifestyle factors in a national population of youths: CASPIAN Study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Liver and Gastrointestinal Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 54:169-77. 2008
    ..Low levels of physical activity significantly increased the risk of having the HW phenotype. The HW phenotype can be used as an accurate and easy tool for screening children at metabolic risk in population-based studies...
  49. doi request reprint Oral fluid and hepatitis A, B and C: a literature review
    Nima Mahboobi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Oral Pathol Med 41:505-16. 2012
    ..Such knowledge will indicate if (i) oral fluid is a possible source of infection and (ii) whether oral fluid can be used for diagnosis and monitoring of viral hepatitis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C infection in hemodialysis patients in Iran: a systematic review
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hemodial Int 14:253-62. 2010
    ..The HCV infection prevalence in Iranian HD patients is 7.61% (95% confidence interval: 6.06-9.16%) with the recombinant immunoblot assay method. Iran is among countries with low HCV infection prevalence in HD patients...
  51. doi request reprint Effects of oral levamisole as an adjuvant to hepatitis B vaccine in adults with end-stage renal disease: a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Ther 32:1-10. 2010
    ..The results from several studies have suggested benefit of oral levamisole as an adjuvant to HBV vaccination in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, reliable information is still lacking...
  52. pmc Gender differences in healthy ranges for serum alanine aminotransferase levels in adolescence
    Hossein Poustchi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e21178. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to define ULN for ALT in healthy children in order to use this as a tool for case finding...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant hepatitis C virus infection and its effect on the post-transplant course of living renal allograft recipients
    Behzad Einollahi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:836-40. 2003
    ..We report the results of a large monocenter study that evaluated the effect of hepatitis C on the patient, and on graft survival in renal-transplanted patients who received living donated allograft...
  54. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus among injection drug users in Iran: a slight change in prevalence of HCV genotypes over time
    Katayoun Samimi-Rad
    Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Virol 157:1959-65. 2012
    ..Harm-reduction strategies appear to be the most important measures to reduce the transmission of HCV in Iran...
  55. doi request reprint Occult hepatitis C virus infection in Iranian patients with cryptogenic liver disease
    Farah Bokharaei-Salim
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Virol 83:989-95. 2011
    ..It has been suggested that in the absence of liver biopsy specimens, analysis of PBMC sample for HCV-RNA would be informative...
  56. pmc Low dose ribavirin for treatment of hepatitis C virus infected thalassemia major patients; new indications for combination therapy
    Seyed Vahid Tabatabaei
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:372-81. 2012
    ..Treatment guidelines contraindicate ribavirin for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in thalassemia major patients. Nevertheless, the current evidence suggests that ribavirin might be tolerated by these patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Iranian dental students' knowledge of hepatitis B virus infection and its control practices
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Dent Educ 75:1627-34. 2011
    ..TUMS students must complete an infection control workshop before they start their clinical education. The authors propose that such training at the beginning of each academic year would be worthwhile...
  58. ncbi request reprint Burden of hepatocellular carcinoma in Iran; Bayesian projection and trend analysis
    Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Centre for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:859-62. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to provide quantitative estimations of the burden of death due to HCC cancer in Iran and its trend during over recent decades for the Iranian population...
  59. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and kidney transplantation: a review for clinicians
    Behzad Einollahi
    Nephrology and Urology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Kidney Dis 4:1-8. 2010
    ..This review deals with the most current information on pretransplant and posttransplant evaluations, complications, treatment, and prognosis of HCV-infected kidney transplant recipients...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes mellitus on immunological response to hepatitis B virus vaccine in individuals with chronic kidney disease: A meta-analysis of current literature
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 28:3773-7. 2010
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the most common cause of CKD; however it is not clear whether it affects immunological response to HBV vaccine in these patients...
  61. pmc Oral conditions associated with hepatitis C virus infection
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 19:245-51. 2013
    ..This article reviews the association of HCV infection with some of the oral conditions such as oral health, Sjogren's syndrome, lichen planus and oral cancer. ..
  62. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C and renal transplantation: a review on historical aspects and current issues
    Seyed Mohammadmehdi Hosseini Moghaddam
    Urology and Nephrology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M C, Tehran, I R Iran
    Rev Med Virol 18:375-86. 2008
    ..HCV belongs to the family of Flaviviridae, genus Hepacivirus...
  63. doi request reprint HBsAg variants: diagnostic-escape and diagnostic dilemma
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Centre for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Virol 57:201-8. 2013
    ..This would impose a challenge for public health issues of hepatitis B virus. In this review we tried to summarize the discrepancies between results of HBsAg assays and to explain some rationales for these inconsistencies...
  64. pmc Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and correlation of serum alanin aminotransferase level with histopathologic findings
    Somaye Khosravi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:452-8. 2011
    ..It occurs in patients who do not consume alcohol in large amounts. Alanine aminotranferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) are indicators of hepatocellular injury...
  65. doi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency among children and adolescents living in Tehran, Iran
    Ali Rabbani
    Growth and Development Research Center, Children s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 62 Gharib St, Tehran 14155 6386, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 55:189-91. 2009
    ..Encouraging girls to have more sun exposure, fortification of foods and prescription of supplemental vitamin D are recommended...
  66. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and transmission of hepatitis G virus infection in dialysis patients
    Farahnaz Fallahian
    Gastroenterintestinal and Liver Disease Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Firuzgar Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:831-4. 2010
    ..A review of literature was performed in 2009 to summarize scientific reports on epidemiology and pathogenesis of the HGV infection and its exposure through hemodialysis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection and its related risk factors in drug abuser prisoners in Hamedan--Iran
    Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 7th Floor, Taleghani Hospital, Yaman Str, Evin, Tehran 19857, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 11:4085-9. 2005
    ..Recent studies in Iran has shown that prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among Iranian prisoners is high, in spite of low HCV seroprevalence in general population...
  68. doi request reprint Regulatory T cells are the most important determinant factor of hepatitis B infection prognosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seyed Hossein Aalaei-Andabili
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease BRCGL, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 30:5595-602. 2012
    ..For determination of Tregs various effects among hepatitis B infected patients we performed a meta-analysis of the available literature...
  69. pmc Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Its Risk Factors in the West of Iran: A Population-based Study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:770-5. 2012
    ..Therefore, this population based serological survey was conducted in Kurdistan province, where no epidemiological data was available to determine the prevalence and risk factors of HBV infection...
  70. pmc Anxiety and depression affects life and sleep quality in adults with beta-thalassemia
    Bashir Hajibeigi
    Blood Transfusion Research Center, Blood Transfusion Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 25:59-65. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of anxiety and depression symptoms with health related quality of life (HRQoL) and sleep quality in patients with beta-thalassemia...
  71. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy after renal transplantation: prospects and concerns
    Hossein Khedmat
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Transplant 14:55-60. 2009
    ..In this review article we tried to address all issues related to pregnancy after renal transplantation.<br />..
  72. pmc Optimal duration of treatment for HCV genotype 1 infection in slow responders: a meta-analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:612-9. 2011
    ..A head-to-head comparison of the 72-week and 48-week anti-HCV therapies in slow responders with genotype 1 infection has been performed in several randomized clinical trials (RCTs)...
  73. doi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination of adolescents: a report on the national program in Iran
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Public Health Policy 31:478-93. 2010
    ..001). The media education approach achieved acceptable outcomes in current campaign. Constant performance monitoring, and perhaps a new catch-up vaccination campaign are warranted to expand coverage...
  74. doi request reprint Effect of cesarean section on the risk of perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus from HCV-RNA+/HIV- mothers: a meta-analysis
    Mohammad Ebrahim Ghamar Chehreh
    Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:255-60. 2011
    ..Some authors have stated that cesarean section (C/S) can reduce perinatal HCV transmission. However, the study findings are heterogeneous and high-quality studies are lacking...
  75. pmc Associates of poor physical and mental health-related quality of life in beta thalassemia-major/intermedia
    Azita Azarkeivan
    Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 14:349-55. 2009
    ..Using two logistic regression models, we determined the associates of poor physical and mental health related quality of life (HRQoL) among beta thalassemia patients...
  76. pmc Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in Iranian chronic infected patients
    Fatemeh Jahanbakhsh Sefidi
    Department of Virology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 13:e7991. 2013
    ..Since the determination of which antiviral treatment to be applied is related to HCV genotypes, identification of an individual's HCV genotypes prior to antiviral therapy is critical...
  77. pmc Anti-HBs antibody status and some of its associated factors in dental health care workers in Tehran University of Medical Sciences: Anti-HBs Ab and associated factors in dental society
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 11:99-102. 2011
    ..Dental health care providers are at risk of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Dentists can occupationally become infected with HBV through needle sticks or exposure to blood and other body fluids...
  78. pmc Occult Hepatitis B (OBH) in Clinical Settings
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e6126. 2012
    ..In an attempt to summarize the issues, this review presents an overview of the current proposed hypothesis on the clinical relevance and also updates the knowledge on the classification of OHB in different clinical settings...
  79. pmc The Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Peginterferon Alpha-2a vs. 2b for the Treatment of Chronic HCV Infection: A Meta-Analysis
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hepat Mon 10:121-31. 2010
    ..We pooled the available data in the literature to find any small difference between these two medicines...
  80. doi request reprint A novel method for diagnosing cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B: artificial neural network approach
    Mohammad Reza Raoufy
    Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Syst 35:121-6. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that the neural network analysis is likely to provide a non-invasive, accurate test for diagnosing cirrhosis in chronic HBV-infected patients, only based on routine laboratory data...